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Tuesday, February 6

Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

Saute the following:
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
Mash in:
  • 6 cups canned kidney beans, drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 4 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
Assemble burritos with a glop of beans, a glop of potatoes, and some cheese:

  • 4 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 12 (10 inch) flour tortillas, warmed
  • 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
Roll up and freeze individually. Reheat in microwave.

If you are anything like me, you stopped at mixing mustard and soy sauce and wondered if this was some sort of joke. When you got to sweet potatoes, you were sure it was a joke. I figured the 359 people on that gave these burritos a 4 1/2 star rating weren't joking though, so I gave them a whirl. And learned that addictive isn't in the name for marketing reasons. These things really are delicious in an addictive sort of way. The other addictive part is being able to pull a burrito out of the freezer, pop it in the microwave, and start eating it in like 3 minutes. I know you can do the same thing with Hot Pockets but these are cheap and relatively healthy, if by healthy you mean not dripping grease into little pools on your plate. If, by healthy, you mean definitely not a carb-loaded, nutrient deficient flour tortilla, then not so much.

Servings: 12
Per Serving
Calories: 513

  • Total Fat: 8.4g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 1174mg
  • Total Carbs: 79.3g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.6g
  • Protein: 19.6g

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